loose garment for sleeping
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A nightgown or nightdress is a gown worn for sleeping. It is usually loose-fitting. There are different lengths, hip-length (called baby-doll), floor-length (called négligée) or knee-length.

A Nightgown

Men wore them until about the 1940s when they changed to pajamas. Today, they are mostly worn by women.